Wall St. ends at record highs; commodity shares climb

August 15, 2016 8:36 PM

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All three major U.S. stock indexes ended at all-time highs on Monday, extending their record-setting climb of the past few weeks as the dollar's weakness boosted commodity-related shares.

Deal news also bolstered stocks. Shares of Xylem (XYL.N) rose 3.9 percent to $50.32 after the water technology company said it would buy Sensus USA for about $1.7 billion in cash.

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